Payloader One

QUEST Model #1018


The Quest Payloader ONE model rocket kit is one of three Quest model rockets to use TTW [Through-The-Wall] balsa fin attachment. There are three precise pre-cut slots in the body tube that allow for perfect placement and location of the fins. There is also a semi-transparent payload compartment and it has a parachute recovery system. The Payloader ONE model rocket mixes challenge and high performance.

Additional Information

  • Length: 16.25″
  • Diameter: .98″
  • Weight: 1.13 oz.
  • Recovery: Parachute
  • Fin Type: Balsa
  • Recommended Engines:
    • A6-4, B6-4, C6-5


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Build History

  • 05/28/2005 – Purchased Quest Payloader One from Hobby Lobby in Greenwood, IN for $4.00 (Retail $8.49)
  • 11/04/2005 – Took pictures of package and parts.
  • 11/05/2005 – Scanned decal, fin sheet, nose cone, coupler, centering rings, engine block, and instructions.
  • 01/01/2007 – Marked engine tube 1/2″ from each end. Glued aft centering ring over engine hook at 1/2″ mark. Tied a knot on one end of Kevlar cord, passed it through the forward centering ring and placed the centering ring on the upper mark. Pulled the Kevlar so the know was against the forward centering ring. Filleted the centering ring joints. Glued the engine block flush with the forward end of the motor mount tube. Tied the elastic shock cord to the free end of the Kevlar cord. Placed the recovery line inside the motor mount tube and glued it inside the rear of the main body tube between fin slots. Sanded edges of fins smooth. Marked body tube between fins with engine hook 4″ from rear and glued launch lug.








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